Player Two, A Touching Short Film About a Son Chasing His Father’s Ghost in a Racing Video Game

Player Two” is a touching short film by John Wikstrom about a son chasing his father’s ghost in the racing video game Rally Sport Challenge. The film was inspired by a YouTube comment on the PBS Game/Show episode “Can Video Games Be A Spiritual Experience?” In the comment, user 00WARTHERAPY00 tells the story of playing his old Xbox console for the first time years after his father’s death.

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